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The British Invasion

Signature Theatre
Aug. 20 – 31
Hop the pond for a rocking salute to the UK artists who thrilled and inspired us.

Library of Congress National Book Festival

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31
Over 140 authors, poets and illustrators includingU.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, historians David McCullough and Michael Beschloss, celebrity D.C. chef and humanitarian José Andrés, graphic novel superstar Raina Telgemeier.

Disney Pixar's Coco: Concert & Film with NSO

Wolf Trap
Sat. Jul 27
A family-friendly, live-to-picture concert event

The Band's Visit

The Kennedy Center
Jul. 23 – Aug. 4
Celebrates the deeply human ways music, longing, and laughter can connect us all.

Dear Evan Hansen

The Kennedy Center
Aug. 6 – Sep. 8
The deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it.

Herbie Hancock with Kamasi Washington

Wolf Trap
Tue. Jul 30
Rejoice in an evening of jazz fusion and R&B!

Queens of Egypt

National Geographic
Thru Sep. 2
This multisensory exhibition will bring you back in time some 3,500 years, to the 18th and 19th dynasties of ancient Egypt.

The Second City's America; It's Complicated!

The Kennedy Center
Thru Aug. 11
Comedy legends The Second City return to the Kennedy Center with an all-new, all-hilarious show.

Sing-A-Long: Sound Of Music

Wolf Trap
Sat. Aug 24
Sing-a-long with the movie using on-screen lyrics and become the star of the show. Lederhosen and veils welcome!

Live from the Lawn: UkeFest Finale

Wed. Aug 21
Features ukulele superstars Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, Daniel Ho, and Peter Luongo along with a mass strum-along.

Disney's Aladdin

The Kennedy Center
Jul. 23 – Sep. 7
Discover a whole new world at Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical!

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap

Enjoy fun, interactive, and educational performances of music, dance, puppetry, and storytelling


LOC Concerts on the Lawn: Verny Varela Combo & Salsa Dancing

Library of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Aug 15

LOC Summer Movies on the Lawn: Jurassic Park

Library of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Aug 15

Lakota John Locklear

Library of Congress
Wed. Aug 7

Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote

Library of Congress
Thru Sep. 1, 2020

LOC Summer Movies on the Lawn: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

Library of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Aug 8

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote

National Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021

Baseball Americana

Library of Congress
Thru Jul. 27

Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Aug. 18

The Second City's America; It's Complicated!

The Kennedy Center
Thru Aug. 11

Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jul. 28
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